Jahri Evans to Seahawks: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

August 6, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After spending the first 10 years of his NFL career with the New Orleans Saints, guard Jahri Evans will don new colors for the first time in 2016, as he signed with the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday. 
The Seahawks announced the move, as well as the decision to waive guard Kona Schwenke to make room for Evans.
The 32-year-old Evans is a six-time Pro Bowler who made it every year from 2009 through 2014, and he is a four-time All-Pro selection as well. Additionally, he has played in and started all but seven games since entering the NFL as a fourth-round draft pick out of Bloomsburg University in 2006.
Evans' durability has fallen off in recent years, however, as he missed two games in 2013 and battled through a wrist ailment for much of the 2014 campaign.
The 2015 season was the toughest year of his career in that regard, as a knee injury forced him to miss five contests.
Cutting ties with Evans cleared up cap space for the Saints to addre...

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